Join Chesterfield County Economic Development as they partner with First Citizens Bank to educate and support new and small businesses.  Take advantage of this free learning opportunity. With a focus on money management the meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the economic development office at 9401 Courthouse Rd. near the... Read more
Local business woman and banker, Lee Taylor, has worked for 43 years in the banking business. Last Thursday was a testimony to her service and commitment in the community banking system when friends, customers and former bosses came together for a retirement party at Brock’s BBQ in Chester. She... Read more
Belcher’s Trophies and Swift Creek Mill Theatre were among five businesses that were recognized during Chesterfield County’s Investiture Ceremony last month. The Rooted in Business program also recognized Crab Louie’s Seafood Tavern, Metro Richmond Zoo and The Boathouse. Garrett Hart, director, Economic Development, recognized the businesses during the ceremony.... Read more
The “Chesterfield Monthly,” a product of Local News LLC and Chesterfield Observer, produced its last issue this month. Editor Scott Bass wrote in the November/December issue that the journalism business is in trouble. “…we simply couldn’t bring in enough revenue to keep the magazine afloat. Local News LLC, our... Read more
In the 1947 movie and the remake in 1994, “Miracle on 34th Street,” the Macy’s Santa Claus recommends other stores when Macy’s does not have a particular product. When LLC, “Love Local Chester,” proprieters, a group of nine stores, do not have particular merchandise in stock, the individual store... Read more
The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced the winners of its Marketing Contest, which highlights the entries judged top 10 for the nation’s best community bank marketing campaigns. Bank of McKenney, a local community bank, was featured on this list. “Bank of McKenney is pleased to be named... Read more
The still under contruction Kroger Marketplace will soon have competition on Iron Bridge Road. The grocer Aldi has secured a site for its grocery store just east of Ironbridge Baptist Church at 10900 Ironbridge Rd. The European grocery chain has made inroads across the country with 1,300 stores in... Read more
Haley Ford Completes Construction
Haley Ford held a Grand Re-Opening Event last weekend during normal business hours to celebrate the renovation and upgrades to their showroom, service department and customer service lounge at 10724 Jefferson Davis Highway. This event was complete with music, food, drinks, bouncy house fun for the kids, a classic... Read more
Shoosmith Seeks DEQ Permit for Quarry Fill
The folks at Shoosmith landfill are applying for DEQ permission to use the Tarmac rock quarry, once it is completely used up, for additional space to add to their landfill. The quarry could be nonfunctional in a few years once the company takes the last bit of stone they... Read more
James River Contractor Opens New Office
James River Industrial Park officially opened last month with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  James River Contractor will be the first occupant in the 5,000 square foot center that will cater to general contractors and small businesses needing office space. Participating in the ribbon cutting were from left Charlie Hughes,... Read more